Publishing task filename

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Publishing task filename

Unread postby John Johann » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:05 pm

Hi,
Is there a neat way to include the current date and time in a file name when publishing via tasks -- to avoid overwriting existing output.

When I tried to set up a publishing task with a variable <%DATE%> H&M crashed with an invalid character in file name error.
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Re: Publishing task filename

Unread postby Tim Green » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:24 pm

Hi John,

Sorry, variables aren't supported there at the moment but it's not a bad idea. However, the date variables would have to be reformatted to avoid invalid characters in the filenames, so it would need to be a special custom solution. So it's noted for consideration but wouldn't be a quick addition... :?
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